Teen Avoids Jail After Downloading 4,500 Child Abuse Photos

Teen Avoids Jail After Downloading 4,500 Child Abuse Photos

At age 15, Corey Ewels used the darknet to download almost 4,500 pictures of child abuse, prosecutor Jeremy Evans told Grimsby Crown Court. Police raided Ewels’ Abbey Road, Grimsby home on January 20, 2015. One year passed before investigators analyzed the computer seized from house of the so-called “wizz kid.” Ewels, one of the youngest the court had ever seen for child abuse crimes involving the darknet, told the court that he had downloaded the…

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CryptoCurrencies News Roundup 18.2.18

CryptoCurrencies News Roundup 18.2.18

This week’s summary of various cryptocurrency news and developments. New developments: Ellen DeGeneres mentioned Bitcoin to her 3 million viewers Popular American TV show host Ellen DeGeneres recently did a small take on Bitcoin during her show. During the few minutes she spoke about the flagship cryptocurrency, DeGeneres likened it to the photo of a baby goat, as both only exist on the internet. She correctly mentioned hot wallets and hardware wallets, while pointing out…

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Mumbai Polive Searches for a Wat Into The Dark Web

Mumbai Polive Searches for a Wat Into The Dark Web

The dark web continues to do more damage every day. Despite the numerous efforts that many law enforcement agencies and government across the globe are doing, it still isn’t enough to put a stop to it. Many criminals are in bed with the dark part of the internet and do not intend to stop anytime soon due to the freedom they enjoy over there. Many countries have seen their streets flooded with illegal drugs which…

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Man Arrested For Selling Darknet Drug to College Students

Man Arrested For Selling Darknet Drug to College Students

Following the recent reports of a high rise in Darknet related drugs among the youth, authorities have taken positions on the various Darknet platforms to arrest suppliers. The Ohio authorities have produced one other evidence of the ongoing drug trade by arresting an Iowa man in this process. In order to avoid a risk of being exposed, he operated on the Darknet where he sold illicit drugs to Ohio college students. He, therefore, received payments…

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North Yorkshire Police Receives Chief Constable’s Commendation for Crackdown of Dark Web Drug Smugglers

North Yorkshire Police Receives Chief Constable’s Commendation for Crackdown of Dark Web Drug Smugglers

A group of 26 north Yorkshire police officers and staff members who contributed to the takedown of what was referred to as a “sophisticated” network of illegal drugs smugglers on the dark web has received chief constable’s commendation. Two dark web drug traffickers, Aarron Gledhill and Ross Brennan, who are said to have met at the university, were put behind bars for more than 17 years for conspiring to deal, export and sell illegal potent…

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Dark Web drug dealer who supplied fentanyl into the UK jailed 8 years

Dark Web drug dealer who supplied fentanyl into the UK jailed 8 years

25-year-old Kyle Enos of Newport, South Wales, used a dark web marketplace to supply people with fentanyl and was caught. The drug dealer has been sentenced to prison. Fentanyl, a synthetic opioid which is 40 times stronger and potent than heroin has been the cause of many overdose deaths in the US and recently in the UK. The drug was linked to 113 deaths in the UK alone just last year. As to whether the…

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How To Test Your Website’s Security With An Intercepting Proxy

How To Test Your Website’s Security With An Intercepting Proxy

We all know cybersecurity threats grow each day and, in these times of increasing danger, it is of great importance to test your website’s security before burglars do. While even the most dull-witted system administrator is able to run a scan with Nmap or Nessus (though he could ignore the myriad of options these scanners offer), it results slightly more difficult to find someone who knows how to use an intercepting proxy, or even knows…

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Allwine Sentenced to Life in Prison for First Degree Murder

Allwine Sentenced to Life in Prison for First Degree Murder

In Cottage Grove, Minnesota, Judge B. William Ekstrum sentenced 44-year-old Stephen Allwine to life in prison without parole for the murder of his wife. Only days before the sentencing, a jury deliberated eight hours before finding Allwine guilty of murdering his wife and trying to make the death look like a suicide. Life in prison is the mandatory sentence in first-degree murder cases. The Washington County prosecutor who tried the case, Fred Fink, said that…

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Two Darknet Dealers Arrested in Russia

Two Darknet Dealers Arrested in Russia

In Rostov-on-Don, a city in Southern Russia, the Customs Service of the Ministry of Internal Affairs captured a drug dealer who “played a key role in an international criminal organization.” Authorities arrested the “key player” drug dealer and one accomplice. The duo, an announcement said, helped supply drugs to customers spread throughout numerous regions in Russia. Along with several unknown operatives, the duo ran an “international trade network” by importing drugs into Russia from sellers…

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Man Sentenced After Package Interception in France

Man Sentenced After Package Interception in France

Prior to his arrest, 25-year-old Chateau-Thierry resident Adel Belkacem made five separate orders on the darknet, the authorities announced after the May 2017 arrest. In May, Customs spotted a package containing 109 ecstasy pills, 117 grams of amphetamine, 48 grams of ketamine, and 64 grams of cannabis. Belkacem received a sentence of nine months in prison and a fine of 3,000 euros. After Customs intercepted Belkacem’s package of drugs, a customs officer conducted a controlled…

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